anterior chamber angle


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anterior chamber angle

The angle between the cornea and iris at the periphery of the anterior chamber of the eye.
See also: angle
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Massive tumor was more likely to involve the anterior segment structures: iris (P = .04), anterior chamber angle (P = .02), and ciliary body (P = .03).
Comparison of Scheimpflug imaging and spectral domain anterior segment optical coherence tomography for detection of narrow anterior chamber angles. Eye (Lond).
The anterior chamber angle and outflow defects in early-onset glaucoma are similar to those in primary congenital glaucoma (PCG), which represents another eye anterior anatomical defect and the most common form of glaucoma in infants.[22] Tanwar et al .[23] have found mutations in a PCG-related gene, CYP1B1, in SWS patients with early-onset glaucoma.
Student's paired t-test was used to compare changes in visual acuity, keratometry, corneal volume, central corneal thickness, corneal thickness at thinnest point, anterior chamber depth, anterior chamber angle, and anterior chamber volume over time.
The proband (IV: 3, a 35-year-old woman) was diagnosed as JOAG 8 years ago (at the age of 27 years), with pretreatment IOPs of 42/36 mmHg (right eye/left eye [OD/OS]), open anterior chamber angle, and enlarged C/D ratio of 0.75/0.70 (OD/OS).
Can, "Assessment of anterior chamber angle using spectral optical coherence tomography and combined scheimpflug-placido system," Glokom-Katarakt, vol.
Pupil diameter (PD), anterior chamber depth (ACD), anterior chamber angle (ACA), angle opening distances (AOD) at both 500 [micro]m and 250 [micro]m (AOD250) were measured from the UBM scans and evaluated to determine whether any significant changes occurred in the AS in the drug-free period.
[3] Clinical course is characterized by open angle glaucoma caused by invasion of anterior chamber angle and later on angle closure due to secondary synechiae formation
It features acquired loss of optic nerve fibers and abnormality in the visual field with an open anterior chamber angle and raised IOP at some point in the course of disease4,5.
We found in this study group that the higher the vault, the narrower the anterior chamber angle width, and the smaller the anterior chamber volume at postoperative 2 years.
They usually grow locally on the surface of the iris or toward the anterior chamber, though they can also extend toward the anterior chamber angle or the ciliary body.

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